Textile (Jewish Women Writers) by Orly Castel-Bloom

Textile (Jewish Women Writers) by Orly Castel-Bloom

Textile (Jewish Women Writers) by Orly Castel-BloomThe book at Amazon and on Kindle

Published in Hebrew in 2006, Textile features the quintessentially 21st-century coping mechanisms of the Grubers, a wealthy, anxiety-ridden family falling apart in a new, glitzy suburb of Tel Aviv. Amanda, the matriarch, runs the family kosher pajama factory and shields herself from her son’s life as an army sniper by having countless plastic surgeries; Irad, her husband, is a scientific genius obsessed with his own virility. And their 22-year-old daughter Lirit masquerades as a kibbutznik, but would rather be shopping.

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